The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 57 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 18 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.39% 0.94% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 2.02% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 15
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £50,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
384 445 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 51.00% 46.45% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 353 396 285
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Oxfordshire

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 55 (98.21%) .NET
2 53 (94.64%) C#
3 39 (69.64%) ASP.NET
4 37 (66.07%) SQL Server
5 34 (60.71%) Web Services
6 31 (55.36%) MVC
6 31 (55.36%) WPF
7 30 (53.57%) SQL
8 27 (48.21%) XML
9 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (44.64%) Degree
10 25 (44.64%) OO
11 23 (41.07%) Software Engineering
12 22 (39.29%) Windows
12 22 (39.29%) .NET Framework
13 21 (37.50%) Scrum
14 19 (33.93%) HTML
15 17 (30.36%) TDD
16 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
16 16 (28.57%) MVVM
17 15 (26.79%) Computer Science
17 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
17 15 (26.79%) C++
18 13 (23.21%) Mathematics
19 12 (21.43%) C
20 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
21 10 (17.86%) BDD
21 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
21 10 (17.86%) Retail
21 10 (17.86%) OOP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.07%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Sitefinity
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (66.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.36%) OLAP
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (10.71%) Moq
2 6 (10.71%) MSTest
2 6 (10.71%) NUnit
3 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 10 (17.86%) Retail
2 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Developer
2 30 (53.57%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 13 (23.21%) Software Engineer
5 11 (19.64%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (17.86%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Analyst
8 7 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Software Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.79%) Senior C# Developer
12 1 (1.79%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.79%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (98.21%) .NET
2 39 (69.64%) ASP.NET
3 34 (60.71%) Web Services
4 31 (55.36%) WPF
5 27 (48.21%) XML
6 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (39.29%) .NET Framework
8 19 (33.93%) HTML
9 10 (17.86%) XSL
9 10 (17.86%) CSS
10 9 (16.07%) jQuery
11 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (12.50%) OOXML
13 6 (10.71%) Spring.NET
13 6 (10.71%) HTML5
13 6 (10.71%) Castle Windsor
13 6 (10.71%) Ninject
13 6 (10.71%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Computer Science
2 13 (23.21%) Mathematics
3 7 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 6 (10.71%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) MVC
2 25 (44.64%) OO
3 23 (41.07%) Software Engineering
4 21 (37.50%) Scrum
5 17 (30.36%) TDD
6 16 (28.57%) MVVM
7 10 (17.86%) BDD
7 10 (17.86%) OOP
8 9 (16.07%) Web Application Development
8 9 (16.07%) Kanban
9 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (3.57%) Web Development
12 2 (3.57%) Project Management
13 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (1.79%) Logistics
13 1 (1.79%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) C#
2 30 (53.57%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.79%) C++
4 12 (21.43%) C
5 3 (5.36%) Delphi
5 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.36%) VBA
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) PhD
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Telerik
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
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